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Senior Speech Language Pathologist

King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center - Riyadh
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Responsibilities / Duties:

  • Provides quality habilitative/rehabilitative care for patients receiving speech language pathology services including but not limited to evaluation, diagnosis, treatment planning, treatment implementation and discharge planning

  • Verbalizes knowledge of the location for manuals, i.e. departmental tests, equipment

  • Demonstrates familiarization with internal and hospital policies and procedures

  • Maintains patient's records as required by policies and administrative regulations

  • Determines the need for referral to other specialists in other areas and carries out referral

  • Provides education for patient and caregiver as required

  • Provides in-service to other departments and services

  • Carries out research in area(s) of specialty

  • Ability to evaluate the need for developing handouts, tests, and treatment materials in a manner that takes into accoutn current trends of practices, multi-cultural needs of Saudi patients and related

  • Responsible for the management of specialized teams under the supervision of the Head, Speech Language Pathology

  • Supervises the speech language evaluation and treatment services provided by intern students and SCDP(s) engaged in completion of clinical practicum requirements

  • Confers with intern students and SCDP(s) to provide feedback to support clinical work and to develop clinical skills

  • Participates in self and others' education, training and development as applicable

  • Follows all hospital related policies and procedures

  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Qualifications Required:

  • Ph.D. or Master's Degree in Speech-Language Pathology and a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) or equivalent as determined by the appropriate certifying authorities. This includes the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA), Canadian (CASALPA) and British (BSA) certificates.

  • Current Registration / License to practice

Experience Required:

  • Four (4) years of experience in Speech-language Pathology in a specialized area with PhD, or six (6) years of similar requirements with Master's Degree

Special Skills:

  • Language

  • Speech

  • Swallowing

  • Voice

  • Multi-Modality Communication

  • Sub-Specialty Service Line Requirements

  • Knowledge of SLP/ORL

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